Cancer Perceptions and Family History

Not too surprising that a study confirms the common sense that people who have experienced cancer, or had family members with cancer, worry more about getting cancer. Duh!

Quote on implications:

Integrating cancer history information into patient education programs tailored to an individual’s needs may better empower survivors and their family members to effectively promote informed decision-making about screening and preventive health behaviors, manage cancer worry, and enhance quality of life.

Cancer Perceptions and Family History.

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